Friday Link Pack

Sherlock Holmes
It’s Friday so I figured why not take the time to share a few interesting links I have found throughout the week.
Some of these I mention on twitter, if you’re not already following me there, please do!

Writing:

Conan Doyle Estate Is Horrified That The Public Domain Might Create ‘Multiple Personalities’ Of Sherlock Holmes
A very fascinating post from TechDirt regarding the legality of public domain creations in regards to a fictional character.

Tomato Can Blues
A New York Times article by Mary Pilon on Charlie Rowan, a small time cage fighter in Michigan who faked his death and was later arrested in armed robbery. It’s really well written piece and the interactive article is gorgeous. Very much worth a read.

Art:

Waterfalls, Islands, Lakes, Rivers, and Mountains of the Western Hemisphere
A really cool diagram from the 1850s by J. H. Colton comparing, lakes, rivers, mountains, and waterfalls of the western hemisphere. Super cool.

The Art of JCV
Jed Voltz has a super awesome and trippy style and an incredible imagination. He’s worth checking out. Also, he has originals for sale online. All of them listed are under $100. As I said on twitter: Your walls need art so go buy some.

Random:

Iron Horse covering “Enter the Sandman”
Step 1: Take one of Metallica’s best songs. Step 2: Cover it Bluegrass style. Step 3: Win.

How to Eat like a Pirate
Yesterday was International Talk Like A Pirate Day, and in honor of this most auspicious of holidays the Smithsonian gave advice for anyone wanting to take it to the next level.

Lovecraft Story of the Week:

Unda; or, The Bride of the Sea
I’m feeling a bit nautical this Friday.

Farewell Gif(s) of the Week:

Confused Superman

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